The Academy of Fine Arts of Egypt is located in Rome in the setting of Valle Giulia, near Villa Borghese and very close to the other of the city's culture Academies and Institutes. Born in 1929 to represent Egypt's artistic culture in Italian territory and offer Egyptian talent a place to meet with European culture. The Egyptian Academy in Rome is the only North African Academy in Europe. The academy includes a museum dedicated to the ancient Egyptian civilization and venues that host exhibitions of Egyptian artists, known or emerging, and Italian artists who have significant dealings with Egypt. Of the headquarters are also part a guesthouse for fellows and scholars, a rich library and a room for film shows, lectures and performances of music and folk dance. In this spirit, every year the Academy welcomes the winners of the National Award for artistic creativity organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, in order to favor the meeting of different cultures and diversity make this a valuable opportunity for exchange, making the Art form of communication.